Hack targets hotel Internet users

Kaspersky Labs says hackers are using a technique called “Darkhotel” to infect the laptops of corporate executives who use hotel wi-fi networks to access the Internet. It’s happening in luxury hotels in Asia, in particular. This relies on the attacker tricking the user into installing what appears to be a software update for a popular program such as Adobe Flash as part of the hotel “welcome” package, but it’s really a malware infection that creates a backdoor on the computer.

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